Topic archives: online news

<em>HuffPo</em> asks Aussie writer to blog for free

HuffPo asks Aussie writer to blog for free

July 16, 2015 3

In this day and age, can you launch a media start-up without paying writers? One publication is certainly trying.

How I met the PM and became part of the ‘strategy’

How I met the PM and became part of the ‘strategy’

December 11, 2012 8

The Prime Minister invited editors of female-skewing websites to Christmas drinks at Kirribilli House. Women's Agenda editor Angela Priestley was happy to be part of the communications strategy.

Brave News World: whose voice will still be heard?

Brave News World: whose voice will still be heard?

November 5, 2012 5

So many new voices, so little real journalism -- a breeding ground for corruption and failed politics. Gideon Haigh asks who will prevail, in the final chapter of his investigative special for Crikey on the future of the media.

Brave News World: instant gratification, but better informed?

Brave News World: instant gratification, but better informed?

October 22, 2012 9

The pace of news delivery increases as our attention spans decrease. But are we better informed? Gideon Haigh reports in the fifth chapter of his investigative special for Crikey on the future of the media.

Brave News World: how social does the media now have to be?

Brave News World: how social does the media now have to be?

October 8, 2012 7

Social media will enhance or destroy the journalism model, depending on who you believe. Gideon Haigh on Twitter, Facebook and measuring news in the third chapter of his investigative special for Crikey on the future of the media.

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits: Different Stokes for different folks

October 2, 2012 2

The Alan Jones saga ... The decline of newspaper readership ... Nasty hamsters ...

Brave News World: media is dead — long live media

Brave News World: media is dead — long live media

September 24, 2012 10

Once-great institutions are under threat; what might supplant them is unclear; reputations afford no protection. So what will media look like in 20 years? Gideon Haigh presents the first in a multi-part Crikey investigation.

Phuket, there are jobs out there — and you can change the world

July 14, 2012

To those journalists about to lose jobs in Australia, I'd say this: find yourself a place in the developing world where news breaks and start your own online site, writes Alan Morison.

New Kid on the Block: The Wall … or the walled wide web

New Kid on the Block: The Wall … or the walled wide web

December 12, 2011 3

One Australian new media start-up is using sophisticated software to trawl tweets, and from that constructs a media outlet more or less automatically, featuring the things we are all talking about. Meet The Wall.

The campaign to rid anonymous comments from the internet

The campaign to rid anonymous comments from the internet

November 14, 2011 23

The Communications Council, which represents the advertising industry, would like the trade press to ban all anonymous comments. Mumbrella's Tim Burrowes goes inside the debate.